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Public Education
Universal ‘free’ school meals to cost Massachusetts’ taxpayers $172M

Massachusetts will offer school meals to all students, even those who don’t need them, with millions coming out of the $56 billion state budget signed last week by the governor. Read More

August 15, 2023
Public Education
Universal free school lunches sound great. In reality, they’re redundant and wasteful

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a new law Monday ensuring all K-12 students will have free meals at school, but policy experts are skeptical… Read More

March 30, 2023
Public Education
Who does Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s free school meal program benefit?

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to provide free breakfast and lunch to all Michigan’s schoolchildren despite the fact that over half of them already qualify for help. Whitmer’s… Read More

March 8, 2023
Public Education
Committee defers bill that would have made South Dakota school lunches free

(The Center Square) – A bill that would provide free school lunches to South Dakota public school students was deferred by lawmakers on the House Education Committee Monday. Read More

February 14, 2023
Public Education
Colorado Proposition FF would give all students a free lunch, but at what cost? 

In two weeks, Colorado voters will cast their ballot on a proposition that effectively raises taxes for some to offer free lunches to all the state’s public school students. Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Superintendent proposes tax-payers fund meals for all Washington school children

(The Center Square) – All children in Washington would receive free school meals under a plan proposed by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. He will ask the Legislature… Read More

September 9, 2022
Christian Schools, Culture
Food fight is over: Florida Christian school to get lunch money despite refusing to bend to views of sexuality in Biden’s Title IX regulations

A Christian elementary school in Florida will keep getting federal lunch money, even after its refusal to change its views on sexuality to reflect the Biden administration’s proposed Title… Read More

August 11, 2022
Cox to Biden: Don’t tie food security programs to Title IX

(The Center Square) – Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said school nutrition programs should not be linked with adherence to the Biden administration’s Title IX policies. The U.S. Department of Agriculture… Read More

August 5, 2022
Public Education
22 AGs sue USDA to stop withholding school lunches over gender, sexual orientation rules

(The Center Square) – Schools ordering food for the beginning of the fall semester could be facing uncertainty over whether they’ll receive federal assistance that’s the center of a… Read More

July 28, 2022
Public Education
Stop using school lunch money as gender leverage, congressman asks

(The Center Square) – One Wisconsin congressman wants Congress to stop the Biden Administration from using school lunch money to push schools to accept new transgender policies. Republican U.S. Congressman… Read More

June 29, 2022